It was a birthday that went from one extreme to the other and Jade Thirlwall looked like she had a ball in South Shields on Boxing Day. Weeks after the death of her Nana Pam, Little Mix star Jade was on home turf for the festive period, including her 26th birthday yesterday, but before there was partying to be done, like in previous years she took to the North Sea for the annual Boxing Day dip. Joined by her nephew, Jade donned a massive snowman outfit for the occasion and after braving the chilly waters, posted a picture on Instagram, explaining why this year's Dip was extra poignant for her. She wrote "Running into the North Sea as is birthday tradition to raise money for Cancer Connections. Especially close to ours hearts this year, as our Nana Pam passed away last month and Cancer Connections were incredible to us and to my beautiful Nana. Hardy souls take part in Boxing Day dips at Seaburn and Tynemouth View gallery "I couldn’t be more proud to be patron to such a … [Read more...] about Little Mix’s Jade parties in South Shields after Boxing Day dip
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From Ocean Road and beyond, the people of South Shields are spoilt for choice when it comes to craving a curry house meal. South Tyneside has a wide array of places which serve a delicious variety of delicious curry cuisine, but according to TripAdvisor, which of these are the best? Get in touch and let us know you're favourite! Spice One - South AvenueMaking a name for itself among discerning diners in the North East - let alone South Shields - Spice One is a unique experience accompanied by the finest ingredients with an exquisite blend of aromatic and delicate herbs and spices.There is an option to explore their menu further, choosing from seafood dishes to exotic meat dishes to vegetarian specialities. One happy reviewer said: "Have used the takeaway service for years and wouldn't go anywhere else. Great quality food and a huge selection."Spice Garden - Ocean Road Voted Curry House of the Year 2018 and 2016 by ourselves at the Shields Gazette, the readers responded when we asked … [Read more...] about 10 of the best curry houses in South Shields according to Trip Advisor
After a 13.1 mile slog through Newcastle, Gateshead and South Shields you've more than earned a hearty meal. And you don't have to rush back to the Toon straight after the Great North Run to fill up, as South Shields has plenty to offer. The seaside town is - of course - famed for fish and chips, but it also has a reputation for Indian food. If neither of those take your fancy, there's a highly-rated Turkish restaurant, a popular Thai eatery and even an all-you-can eat buffet, which you won't have to feel remotely guilty about diving into after the big race. Booking is advised. Feeling hungry after the Great North Run? You could try these 10 South Shields restaurants Turkuisine Shield House, 8 Burrow Street, South Shields 0191 427 1023 Rated number 1 in South Shields on TripAdvisor at the time of writing, Turkuisine offers hearty Turkish food and is famed for its big portions. What more could you want after a huge run? One five-star review, written in June, says: “For anyone … [Read more...] about What are the top 10 restaurants in South Shields?
These are all 62 of the takeaways in South Tyneside with five-star food hygiene ratings. These takeaways have all been given five-star ratings by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).A five-star rating is top of the scale, and means the hygiene standards are very good and fully comply with the law.From chip shops to Indian restaurants, cafes to hotels, every business serving food must be inspected by council officials – with each given a rating out of five for food hygiene.Here’s what the ratings mean:5 – hygiene standards are very good4 – hygiene standards are good3 – hygiene standards are generally satisfactory2 – some improvement is necessary1 – major improvement is necessary0 – urgent improvement is requiredEateries are judged on three criteria:*How hygienically the food is handled – how it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored.*The condition of the structure of the buildings – the cleanliness, layout, lighting, … [Read more...] about 62 takeaways in South Tyneside with a five-star food hygiene rating
These pubs, restaurants, takeaways and shops in South Tyneside have all been given either zero or one-star ratings by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). This means that major or urgent improvement is needed due to the businesses failing to meet satisfactory standards at the time of the last published inspection.A zero-star rating means “urgent improvement necessary” while one star means “major improvement necessary”.How unhygienic does a food outlet need to be to get a zero-star rating?The good news is that hundreds of businesses in South Tyneside received three-star ‘satisfactory’ or above ratings.From chip shops to Indian restaurants, cafes to hotels, every business serving food must be inspected by council officials – with each given a rating out of five for food hygiene.Eateries are judged on three criteria:1. How hygienically the food is handled – how it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored.2. The condition of the … [Read more...] about 17 South Tyneside pubs, takeaways, shops and restaurants which got a zero or one-star food hygiene rating